Art / Play Therapist - Walsall

,Birmingham Walsall

Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you a qualified Art or Play Therapist?

Are you looking for a part time role within a SEND School?

Tradewind are working with a 'good' SEND School who are looking to recruit a Art or Play Therapist to work 3 days a week with primary aged children.

This is a small but growing school that caters for children who have behavioural, emotional
and social disabilities, often with other associated learning difficulties. These include autistic spectrum disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disability.

The school has a large car-park and is easily accessible on public transport.

Art therapists use visual art media to help children who may struggle to communicate verbally to express their feelings and confront difficult emotional issues.

Therapy may be carried out in group or one-to-one settings and you may work closely with other healthcare professionals in a multidisciplinary team.

For this role as an art / play therapist, you'll need to:

* Assess the needs of the children by listening and providing guidance work creatively with various children in a therapeutic setting, ensuring a safe and secure environment.

* Enable the children to explore their artwork and the process they used to create it
assess and understand the feelings or temperament of others constructively challenge the behaviour and attitude of the children.

* Maintain art therapy space and materials.

* Receive support and discuss ideas with the senior leadership team.

* Explore the children's needs and behaviours by delivering engaging and supportive therapy sessions.

* Keep up to date with developments in the profession by attending seminars, lectures, and workshops.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this role or to gain further information please get in touch with our SEN Team on 0121 643 3505 or email

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: JN -072018-160032_1531318276
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 2018-07-11
  • Location: Walsall ,Birmingham
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-08
  • Tradewind Recruitment

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